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The Central Sands Region of Wisconsin, what remains of the once vast Glacial Lake Wisconsin that drained thousands of years ago, is an outdoor person’s dream landscape! We share with you more than 150 natural destinations within an 11-county region, totaling more than 550,000 acres of public lands and waterways!
Destinations include federal, state, county and local properties and parks, refuges, wildlife areas, natural areas, high bluffs, birding hotspots, hiking and biking trails, educational facilities, canoeing and kayaking opportunities and campgrounds.
Central Wisconsin provides habitat for rare and iconic wildlife species– timber wolves, prairie chickens, bald eagles and whooping cranes. If you’re looking for secluded wild areas to explore, to see unusual wildlife, and to get away from crowded metropolitan areas, visit the Ancient Glacial Lake of Central Wisconsin.